Like many people who’ve gone through involved lives that now infuse their art, the magnetic singer- songwriter Neko Case has a few theories about matters pertaining to herself such as playing concerts, something she has done thousands of times, and connecting with an audience.
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a California ban on selling or renting violent video games to minors. The ruling was an important win for free speech, as the court said that violent video games, not matter how objectionable, are works of art in their own right
Now that acceptance and rejection letters have all been mailed, students and parents are taking stock of their lot. Some are happy, but a great many more probably feel disappointed.
The very language of love is painful: you have a crush; you’re swept off your feet; your heart is broken. This turns out not to be poetic license: according to the latest research, the brain doesn’t distinguish much between the extreme emotional pain of social rejection and the physical pain of injury.
If you harbor a bit of angst over Facebook friend requests gone unanswered, a surprise “defriending” or being deserted by your Twitter followers, you’re not alone.